11th FIRST Conference on Computer Security Incident Handling and Response

The Conference is sponsored by FIRST.ORG, Inc.

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

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What is the FIRST Conference?

The Annual FIRST Conference event is the only event of its kind. It focuses on the field of computer security and specifically incident handling and response. The conference is international in scope and attendance, with presentations on the latest in incident response and prevention, vulnerability analysis, and computer security, given by recognized experts in the field of computer security.Additionally, these events serve as the foundation for the improvement of computer security world-wide via the sharing of goals, ideas, and information.

Honoring the international origin of its members, and in recognition of the global spread of computer networks and the common problems faced by computer owners, the FIRST conference is held in different part of the world each year. Past conferences have been located in U.S. (Pittsburgh, Pleasanton, Hearndon, Denver, St. Louis, Boston, and Santa Clara), Germany (Karlsruhe), England (Bristol) and Mexico (Monterrey).

The 1999 conference will continue to promote FIRST organisation goals of world-wide co-ordination and co-operation, and for the very first time in its history, the forum will be held in an Asian-Pacific country.It will take place in Brisbane, Australia.

Further information about the FIRST organization is available on the FIRST WWW server http://www.first.org/

Who Should Attend?

Any person who is involved in responding to computer security incidents will benefit from attendance at this conference. This may include both members and non-members of FIRST, law enforcement personnel, consultants, contractors, vendors, and computer security incident response teams.

Benfits for joining FIRST and attending its events can be found here.

Conference Programme

The scheduled events are subject to change till the time of the conference.

The following timetable is tentative only and is likely to change prior to the conference. It is supplied to give an idea to delegates of the events that are likely to be held.

Sunday 13
Monday 14
Tuesday 15
Wednesday 16
Thursday 17
Friday 18
Registration
19:00 - 21:00
Registration
8:00- 9:00
Registration
8:00- 9:00
Registration
8:00- 9:00
Registration
8:00- 9:00
Registration
8:00- 9:00
Welcome
Reception
19:00 - 21:00
Tutorials
9:00 - 18:00
Sessions
9:00 - 17:30
Sessions
9:00 - 17:30
Sessions
9:00 - 12:00
Tutorials
9:00 - 13:00
Birds of a Feather Sessions
19:00 - 21:00
Banquet
19:30
Tutorials
14:00 - 16:00
Closing Session
14:00 - 15:30
FIRST Annual General Meeting
16:30 - 18:30

Details of the specific speaker topics and tutorials are also available.

Attendance and participation at the FIRST Steering Committee and General Meetings is limited to FIRST team members and their invited guests, subject to approval by the Steering Committee.

The Venue - Conference & Accommodation

The 11th Annual FIRST Conference will be held at the Hilton International Hotel in Brisbane, Australia.Capital city of the state of Queensland. The Hilton International is Brisbane's most ideally located deluxe hotel, situated on the Queen St Mall, in the heart of the business district. The city's best shops and restaurants are accessible by covered walkway from the lobby and the city's Casino and nightclub's are all within a 5 minute walk.

First.Org Inc., would like to encourage all delegates to stay at the Conference venue.A special room rate has been negotiated for conference attendees, which will also apply if you wish to extend your stay at the Hilton International Brisbane prior to or after the conference. The special conference rate will be honoured by the Hotel for guests staying between Thursday 10th June and Monday 20th June, inclusive.

To book your accommodation, please complete the appropriate section on the attached Registration Form and forward to the conference secretariat.To ensure availability, please book your accommodation through the conference secretariat before 7th May, 1999 by completing the appropriate section on the attached Registration Form.

Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fee.

Travel and Transfers

Should you require any assistance with travel arrangements to and from Brisbane, please contact the Conference Secretariat quoting reference "FIRST 1999" for friendly and efficient service.

The Hilton International is a 40 minute taxi ride from Brisbane domestic and international airports and will cost approximately AU$ 20.00. Alternatively, "Coachtrans" airport shuttles meet all flights and can transport you by coach to the Hilton International for approximately AU$ 12.00 per person.

Registration Information

Please register through the Conference Secretariat at On-Line Events, using the attached Registration Form.Simply print off the completed registration form and mail it, with your payment to:
    On-Line Events
    GPO Box 389
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
    Australia

OR send it, with your credit card details, by Facsimile to+61 7 3236 4264

OR e-mail your registration form with PGP encrypted credit card details to e-mail: bris@onlineevents.net.au (OnLine PGP Key)

  • Each registration must be completed on a separate form.
  • Conference registrations will not be confirmed until the completed form and payment is received and processed by On-Line Events.
  • Confirmation of your registration and accommodation booking will be sent via e-mail or post.
  • E-mail addresses will be used to circulate last minute details regarding the conference and announcements of future FIRST events.
  • A list of all attendees, their institution and e-mail addresses will be included in the delegate packs. The e-mail addresses will also be used to circulate last minute details and announcements of future FIRST events.

    Methods of Payment for Registration

    Advance Payments

  • Check in Australian Dollars (AU$) ONLY, payable to "University of Queensland"
  • Appropriate Purchase Order in Australian Dollars (AU$)
  • Direct Bank transfer (details provided on request)
  • Credit Card (Only Mastercard/Bankcard/Visa accepted)

    At Registration Desk

  • Bankers draft in Australian Dollars ONLY (AU$), payable to "University of Queensland"
  • Credit Card (Only Mastercard/Bankcard/Visa accepted)
  • Cash (AU$) /Travellers checks(In US Dollars or the equivalent in Australia Dollars at the current exchange rate)

    Refunds

    All cancellations and refund requests must be submitted in writing with your signature, and postmarked no later than 3rd May, 1999.Telephone and e-mail cancellations will not be accepted.

    Cancellation before 4th May, 1999 40% of fee refunded
    On or after 4th May, 1999 No refund

    Please note cancellation of accommodation bookings may also incur fees.

    More Information

    Language - The language for the conference and all associated communication is in English.

    Exchange Rates - All charges and fees for the conference are in Australian Dollars (AU$). For information only, on 2 February 1999 the exchange rate was 0.6325 and AU$ 1587.00 is equivalent to US$ 1000.00.

    Information about Brisbane - Brisbane Tourist information including transport and city maps can be obtained via http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au

    Partners & Spouses - Accompanying persons are welcome to attend the conference social function. Tickets for partners, spouses and guests can be obtained by completing the "Additional Social Tickets" section of the Registration Form, and forwarding the appropriate payment.

    Further Conference Information - Should you require any further information regarding the conference, please contact the Conference Secretariat at On-Line Events who will attend to your enquiry:

    Both the Registration Form and Conference Information should be read as comprising the Terms and Conditions of involvement in the 11th Annual FIRST conference on Computer Security Incident Handling and Response.

    First.Org, Inc./UQ/AusCERT/On-Line Events accept no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and AusCERT are the local organizers of the 1999 conference.


    11th FIRST Conference on Computer Security Incident Handling and Response

    13-18 June 1999
    Brisbane, Australia


    Registration Form


    Delegate details

    Title: Prof / Dr / Mr / Mrs / Miss /Ms
    (please circle)

    First Name:

    Last Name:

    Job Title:

    Institution:

    Department or Team:

    Badge: Full Name:
    (first name/last name if left blank)

    Badge: Organisation:
    (institution if left blank)

    Address:

    Postal Code:

    Country:

    E-mail address:

    Telephone :
    (please include country code number)

    Fax Number:

    Any special dietary requirements?:
    (eg vegetarian)

    Any special access requirements?: < > Yes < < > No

    If 'Yes', please specify:

    Are you part of a FIRST Member Team?: < > Yes < > No
    If yes, which team?:

    Are you a Representative of a FIRST Member Team?: < > Yes < > No

    Will you attend the tutorials?: < > Yes < > No

    Please indicate which tutorials you would like to attend:
    < > Black Hats Session or < > Computer Forensics
    < > Creating an Incident Response Team or < > Computer Virus Operation and New Directions
    < > Incident Response - Threats and Responses or < > Risk Avoidance and Risk Management :
    Phrenology in Cyberspace

    Note that these tutorials are tentative only and may be subject to change prior to the conference.


    A. Conference Delegate Registration Fees

    Full Conference Registration: 13-18 June, 1999

    < > Early Registration (paid prior to 14th May, 1999) AU$ 1,375.00
    < > Late Registration (paid on or after 14th May, 1999) AU$1,833.00

    Full Registration Fees include all meals during conference hours (morning & afternoon tea and lunches Monday-Friday), and conference materials. Full Conference Registration also includes 1 (one) ticket to the Welcome Cocktail function and Conference Banquet.

    Individual Day Registration:

    < > Single Day(s): AU$ 500.00 per day

      Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
      (Please circle attendance days)

    Single Day Registration includes morning & afternoon tea and lunch plus full conference materials.

    Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fee.

    A.Total Registration Fees Payable: AU$ ___________


    B. Additional Social Tickets for Accompanying Persons

    1. Welcome Cocktail Function - Sunday, 13th June, 1999
      _____ tickets required @ AU$ 30.00 each = AU$ ___________

    2. Conference Banquet - Wednesday, 16th June, 1999
      _____ tickets required @ AU$ 95.00 each = AU$ ___________

    B.Total Additional Social Ticket Cost: AU$ ___________


    Payment Details

    Delegate Name:

    Payment A. Conference Registration Fees AU$ ________
    B. Additional Social Tickets AU$ ________

    Total Amount Payable AU$ ________

    Method of Payment

    Check or bankers draft number:

    Official Purchase Order Number:

    Credit Card Type Mastercard / Visa / Bankcard(Please circle)
    (Please note AMEX & Diners Card cannot be accepted)

    Cardholders Name:

    Card Number:

    Expiry Date:

    Signature:


    Please Note:

  • Both the Registration Form and Conference Information should be read as comprising the Terms and Conditions of involvement in the 11th Annual FIRST conference on Computer Security Incident Handling and Response.
  • Conference registrations will not be confirmed until the completed form and payment is received and processed by On-Line Events.
  • Confirmation of your registration and accommodation booking will be sent via e-mail or post.
  • A list of all attendees, their institution and e-mail addresses will be included in the delegate packs. The e-mail addresses will also be used to circulate last minute details and announcements of future FIRST events.
  • Attendance and participation at the FIRST Annual General Meeting and FIRST Steering Committee meetings is limited to FIRST team members and their invited guests, subject to approval by the Steering Committee.

    First.Org, Inc./UQ/AusCERT/On-Line Events accept no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.


    Accommodation (optional)

    Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fees.

    If you wish to make accommodation bookings at the conference venue, Hilton International Brisbane, please complete this section. This section can only be used to make bookings for the Hilton.

    Arrival Date: Time:

    Departure Date: Time:

    Room Required: Smoking / Non-smoking
    (please circle) Single / Double / Twin

    Room Rate: AU$145.00per room per night < >
    (Please tick) AU$160.00per room per night (including breakfast) < >

    The Hilton will honour the special conference rate for guests staying between Thursday 10th June and Monday 20th June, inclusive.

    I wish to share with __________________________________________

    Credit Card details to secure Accommodation Booking ONLY:
    (Please Circle) Mastercard/Bankcard/Visa/Diners/Amex
    Card Number __________________________
    Expiry Date ____/____
    Cardholders Name _____________________________


    Last modified: 25 February 1999

    Copyright © 1999 by FIRST.ORG , Inc. / Contact: first-sec@first.org